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COVID-19: Delays and/or Closures

 Due to the COVID-19 crisis there are court requirements across the country and employment and tenant background checks can be affected. Select courthouses in various states have temporarily closed onsite access. Automated (electronic) access may still be available.In states where courts have closed clients can talk to us about options. Please contact us to discuss...

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Child Care is a Critical Issue

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, more stress has been placed on parents. While many adults who were working from home can now return to the workplace - schools are not opening in many states. This means that parents have to find child care. Child care centers are now in demand. If you own a child care center, it is imperative to conduct background searches on employees. This includes teachers...

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Medical Background Checks Are Essential These Days

As a result of the pandemic, the healthcare industry must hire more employees every day. The industry includes medical facilities such as hospitals, rehab centers, nursing homes, in-home care providers, clinics and medical practices, as well as pharmacies and manufacturers of medical supplies and protective equipment. The demand for workers puts a lot of stress on human resources departments to...

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Screening Contingent Workers Just Makes Sense

Today’s job landscape is very different than that of years past, when people once sought steady full-time positions with a company. Today there are an estimated 75 million freelancers who are part of what is known as the “gig economy” - they contract with companies for work that is typically part-time and non-permanent.The “gig economy” is not just employee-driven - it also appeals to businesses...

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Changes That Are Here to Stay

Many of the workplace changes that arose because of COVID-19 are here to stay. Working remotely will be with us for a long time. In some cases, companies had wanted to make this change anyway - COVID-19 just made it happen faster. Employers need to screen and monitor remote workers differently, however. It is critical that their work histories are valid and their identifications have been...

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Alcohol use and the workplace

Blog from our Drug Screening Partner Quest Diagnostics An 18-wheeler truck carrying a full load weighs approximately 80,000 pounds, or about the equivalent of 7 mature male African elephants. While on the interstate, these trucks can travel at speeds of up to 80 miles per hour, depending on the state, and cross distances ranging thousands of miles. They deliver goods and materials necessary for...

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Paperless Online I-9 and E-Verify Process

Legal Locator Service can simplify your I-9 Solutions. We offer Electronic I-9 & E-Verify through our alliance partner. Our advanced, web-based technology fully automates the completion, signature, storage and tracking of I-9 forms making a paperless I-9 process. ·Confirm employment eligibility· Remote hiring options to ensure compliant and timely I-9 completion.· Immediate results ·Reduce...

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Carfax and Background Checks

When you order a Carfax on a used car, you are getting a background check on the vehicle. You find out if there have been any accidents or mechanical issues. If you learned that you needed a quart of oil every 1000 miles would you buy that car? Probably not.A background check serves the same purpose. It gives you a job prospect’s history. It’s a full picture, with important details included. Many...

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